Tag Archives: Archaeology England

The Breathtaking Caherduggan Belt: Rubicon’s Best Ever Find?

Some readers may recall one of last year’s posts about a find from our excavations for Cork County Council at Caherduggan Castle, Co. Cork. A medieval well produced a seemingly complete leather belt with what we thought were ‘metal studs’ … Continue reading

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Hobbys and Hobelars at a Medieval Village in Co. Kildare

Rubicon Heritage’s Faunal Specialist Claudia Tommasino Suarez describes work she has been carrying out on a highly significant horse assemblage from Mullamast, Co. Kildare, which may provide evidence for the breeding of the animals that gave rise to the Hobelar … Continue reading

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Tudor and Stuart Conference in UCD

Neil Johnston of UCD School of History and Archives has asked us to pass on to our readers news regarding an upcoming Conference in UCD. The call for papers for the Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference (University College Dublin, 31 … Continue reading

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Rubicon Geophysics on the Hunt for Scotland’s Early Church Sites

Rubicon are always keen to be involved in outreach projects, especially when it involves getting the local community involved. Our latest opportunity saw Rubicon Geophysics team up with Stirling County Council to explore two church sites in the city known as ‘Gateway … Continue reading

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